Synonyms of sympathetic
1 caringDictionary • It may be that he sees you only as a sympathetic friend.
caring • He is a wonderful person, very gentle and caring.
kind • He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
understanding • Her boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off.
feeling • He is a very warm and feeling person.
interested • He did not look interested.
kindly • He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
warm • We were instantly attracted by his warm personality.
tender • tender, loving care
affectionate • They seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
compassionate • My father was a deeply compassionate man.
warm-hearted • a good-natured and warm-hearted woman loved by everyone
2 supportiveDictionary • They were sympathetic to our cause.
supportive • They were always supportive of each other.
in sympathy with
favourably disposed towards
3 like-mindedDictionary • She sounds a most sympathetic character.
compatible • Free enterprise, he argued, was compatible with Russian values and traditions.
agreeable • She was agreeable to the project.
friendly • a friendly atmosphere
responsive • She was an easy, responsive little girl.
appreciative • There is a murmur of appreciative laughter.
congenial • The food at the party was excellent, and the company congenial.
companionable • They stood around the room chatting in small companionable groups.
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affectionateIf you are affectionate, you show your love or fondness for another person in the way that you behave towards them.
• They seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
agreeableIf you are agreeable to something or if it is agreeable to you, you are willing to do it or to allow it to happen.
• She was agreeable to the project.
appreciativeAn appreciative reaction or comment shows the enjoyment that you are getting from something.
• There is a murmur of appreciative laughter.
Thesaurus for sympathetic from the Collins English Thesaurus
characterized by, feeling, or showing sympathy; understanding